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lbgtq2 for August 17

1939

“The Wizard of Oz” premiered in New York. Judy Garland became famous for the movie’s song “Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

1963

“Judy’s Turn To Cry” by Lesley Gore is six on the song charts – a sequel song to “it’s my party” the song is a tale of heterosexual cheating by a lesbian who would have preferred Judy to Johnny. Gore would come out lesbian post active career in the 1990s.

August 17, 1969

On the final day of the three-day Woodstock festival in Bethel, New York, there were performances by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the Who, Jimi Hendrix, Ten Years After, John Sebastian, Sha Na Na, Joe Cocker, Country Joe and the Fish, the Band, Ten Years After, Johnny Winter and the Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

Hendrix avoided the draft by claiming to be homosexual.

1974

 ABBA remained at 7 with “Waterloo” on the usa song charts

on the LP charts,   Elton John’s Caribou fell to 3, 

1984

The first night of his Breaking Hearts Tour, Elton John announced that he was retiring from touring.

1985

the USA LP charts:  Tears For Fears was #2 position with Songs From the Big Chair. but on the song charts Tears for Fears remained at #1 for a third week with “Shout”.

2012

Three members of the Russian feminist punk rock protest group Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years imprisonment after they had staged a performance on the soleas of Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior in a protest directed at the Orthodox Church leader’s support for President Putin during his election campaign.

2021

Christians need to get over not being the only people on the planet

because they are willing to destroy it as if their god will be pleased humans ruined said creation…

what a small god to create the universe and then fixate on one planet, one species genitals.

https://religionandpolitics.org/2021/08/17/new-research-suggests-christians-see-lgbt-progress-as-threatening/New Research Suggests Christians See LGBT Progress as Threatening | Religion & PoliticsDo Christians suffer in a changing America?
religionandpolitics.org

religion is mental illness and not a cure

delusional thinking and zero evidence

and not allowed to be questioned

there is a lot of overlap with transgender identity concepts too

https://inews.co.uk/news/long-reads/conversion-therapy-lgbt-prayer-christian-boris-johnson-1142685‘I survived “prayer” LGBT conversion therapy. This is why I want it outlawed’‘My parents didn’t have a clue what was going on. The adults who had a position of authority did this without my parents’ consent, without even really explaining to me what they would do’inews.co.uk

as a lesbian I am more concerned about the trans fixation going on inside

because men do not get to self identify into the lesbian demographic

and lesbians are being excluded from LGBT

https://www.thenational.scot/news/19518498.scotlands-lgbt-community-frightened-current-anti-trans-obsession/Scotland’s LGBT community is frightened by the current anti-trans obsession | The NationalI NEVER picked a “side” – I was born this way. Common decency would argue that a group of people put into the continuous, never-ending,…www.thenational.scot

politics and religion

https://dallasvoice.com/log-cabin-biden-has-abandoned-lgbt-afghanis/Log Cabin: Biden has abandoned LGBT Afghanis – Dallas VoiceThe national office of the Log Cabin Republicans issued a statement today (Monday, Aug. 16) criticizing the Biden administration’s “abandonment of LGBT Afghans during the withdrawal” from Afghanistan as the country fell into the hands of the Taliban. Log Cabin Republicans Managing Director Charles Moran said in a written statement: “What’s happening in Afghanistan is […]dallasvoice.com

meanwhile

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/aug/17/picture-book-russia-lgbt-gay-propaganda-law-lawrence-schimelThe picture book fighting back against Russia’s LGBT+ propaganda law | Books | The GuardianA story for children about families with same-sex parents has been published in Russia as part of a campaign to have the country’s ‘gay propaganda’ law repealedwww.theguardian.com

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